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Hit hard by economy, Newcastle’s Constable Jack’s closing

Like many other businesses caught in a prolonged economic slump that has hit particularly hard in Placer County, Newcastle’s Constable Jack’s blues club gamely battled for surv ...

Media Life: TV newswoman’s restaurant enterprise spawns move into salsa

Bay Area TV reporter Jodi Hernandez isn’t about to give up her day job with KNTV. But Hernandez, a Colfax High School graduate who grew up in Auburn, has taken recent national e ...